Blowing Rock strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in North Carolina):
Well-Paid Single Women
College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
Short Commute Times
People in Middle Class or Better
Comparing Blowing Rock to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in North Carolina (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Age of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|College Educated Adults|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|People Living Alone|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Low Violent Crime|
|Low Property Crime|
|Nearest Medium City||39 miles E of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||78 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina|
|Standard Zip Codes||28605|
|Phone Area Codes||828|
|Time Zone||Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||BLOWING ROCK 1 NW|
|Jan Temp||21 to 39 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||59 to 76 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 60 F|
|Annual Precip||67.9 inches|
|Station||BOONE 1 SE|
|Jan Temp||20 to 39 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 59 F|
|Jul Temp||59 to 76 F|
|Oct Temp||38 to 62 F|
|Annual Precip||51.5 inches|
|Station||W KERR SCOTT RESERVOIR|
|Jan Temp||23 to 47 F|
|Apr Temp||41 to 69 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 88 F|
|Oct Temp||42 to 71 F|
|Annual Precip||53.2 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.59|
|American Indian & Alaskan||3||0.2%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||9||0.6%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,424|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||7.8%|
|French (except Basque)||1.9%|
According to the US Postal Service, Blowing Rock, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Aho (28605)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
BLOWING ROCK HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
418 CHESTNUT DRIVE
Emergency Service: Yes
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